Roberto Mancini impressed with Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong's stunning performance against Italy

Roberto Mancini impressed with Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong's stunning performance against Italy


The Italian coach confesses he can only enjoy watching the Dutch midfielder who produced a brilliant performance last night.

"Frenkie de Jong played an incredible game of football against us," Italy head coach Roberto Mancini told Rai Sport after his side's 1-1 draw against the Netherlands.

He added more praise to the Dutchman: "What a midfielder he is... One of the best in the world at the moment. As an enthusiast of the sport, I can only enjoy that."

De Jong produced one of the finest displays against Italy, completing all 90 minutes recording a pre-assist.

Here are 5 key stats behind his performance:

52/59 passes

3/3 long balls

1 clearance

1 interception

2 tackles

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